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Kansas police arrest student after bomb threat found in Newton High School classroom

A Kansas high school student has been arrested by police after a bomb threat was found in a classroom on Thursday, officials said. Newton public schools spokeswoman Samantha Anderson said in a statement that a bomb threat was found in a Newton High School classroom in between classes. District staff


Winter storm bearing down on Kansas

Blizzard conditions are possible for our area Saturday as another winter storm bears down on Kansas. A winter storm watch has been issued for the Salina area effective 9 a.m. Saturday through midnight Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Wichita (NWSW).


Former Lyons man arrested for transporting and possessing child pornography

A former Lyons man now living in Russell was arrested Thursday for involvement with child pornography, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office. Special agents of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested Kenneth D. Herd, 54, of Russell, about 11:30 a.m. at his place of employment in


Car break-ins disrupt quiet Kansas town

SEDGWICK, Kan (KAKE) - Sedgwick police are investigating 12 car break-ins that occurred Tuesday morning and into Wednesday due to doors being left unlocked. Police Chief, Larry Alexander, said thieves stole a laptop, an iPod, and a firearm. However, he said their main target was car registration pap


Kansas property owners lash out at wind farms in support of proposed restrictions

Amy Brown held her two young sons to her side Tuesday as she fought back tears and lashed out at the company that plans to surround her home south of Hutchinson with massive wind turbines.


Presentation explores the legacy of the railroads

LYONS – The Quivira Chapter, Santa Fe Trail Association, will host “Railroaded: The Industry that Shaped Kansas,” a presentation and discussion by Leo E. Oliva at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Coronado Quivira Museum, 105 West Lyon in Lyons. Members of the community are invited to attend the free p


Slaves seek freedom through NE Kansas Underground Railroad

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - When you think of the Underground Railroad, Kansas may not be the first place that comes to your mind. Many people think southern states were the only ones to have the escape trails, but Kansas historians say that's not true. While slavery wasn't in Kansas, one city made it tou


Kansas Ethanol signs 3-year agreement with Syngenta

LYONS, Kan. — Syngenta announced Wednesday morning a three-year marketing agreement with Kansas Ethanol, LLC, to use Enogen corn enzyme technology at its ethanol plant in Lyons.


USGS: Thursday earthquake shakes portions of Kansas

HARPER COUNTY—An earthquake shook portions of Kansas Thursday evening. The quake at 5:20p.m. measured a magnitude 3.2 and was centered approximately four miles east of Harper, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Kansas farmers start applying for hemp production

RENO COUNTY, Kan. (KSN) - The fields at Always Sunny Hemp and Bee Farm in Reno County are empty for now but soon industrial hemp will grow here. That's the goal for farmer PJ Sneed who tells me he's been waiting for this day to come.:


New Kansas alcohol laws to take effect in April

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Starting April 1, new Kansas alcohol laws will go into effect, meaning stronger beer will be available in grocery and convenience stores. Mike Thornbrugh, with QuikTrip, has already been through alcohol law changes in other states.


Emotional reunion: Kansas soldier surprises wife, newborn twins at hospital

Emotional reunion: Kansas soldier surprises wife, newborn twins at hospital. A video of Army Staff Sergeant Skyler Cooper surprising his wife Cydney and their newborn twins at the hospital goes viral. The Cooper family joins 'Fox & Friends.'


Kansas bicyclist crossing Route 66 killed in crash, state troopers say

A Kansas cyclist has died after he was struck by a Jeep while crossing Route 66 at night, officials say. Emergency personnel were called at around 7 p.m. Wednesday to an accident on K-66 about a mile and a half west of Galena in Cherokee County, a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report shows. David Furr


Update: Police identify NE Kansas checkbook theft suspect

JOHNSON COUNTY — Lenexa police reported Thursday they had identified the suspect in the alleged checkbook theft. The investigation continues, according to police. They released no additional details.


Kansas teen driver, 4 passengers face charges after police chase, crash

RENO COUNTY— Five people were arrested after a chase with Hutchinson police just before 4:30p..m Wednesday. Lance Moody, 17, was taken into custody and faces possible charges of felony flee and elude, interference with law enforcement, and leaving the scene of an accident after the vehicle he was dr


Kansas man with 9 previous convictions charged with kidnapping

Reno County — A Kansas felon has been formally charged after an incident at a motel in Hutchinson. On February 12, Hutchinson police officers were called to the Sunflower Inn on the report of an armed subject. Two employees at the motel told police they were threatened by 37-year-old Marten Alan And


Anti-gay advocate who lobbied in Kansas now ‘security concern’ in Missouri statehouse

Chris Sevier, the anti-gay, anti-porn advocate who met with Kansas lawmakers earlier this month, has been deemed a security concern in the Missouri Capitol. Missouri Senate Administrator Patrick Baker sent out an email early Thursday morning to the entire senate and staff with the subject line “secu


Kauffman, Bartlett lead Cougars in regional semi win

LITTLE RIVER — Lindsey Kauffman and Krysten Bartlett came through for Central Christian in a key spot as the Cougars held off St. John-Hudson 41-32 in a Class 1A regional semifinal Thursday.


Conserving the Gems of Kansas set for Feb. 26

On Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Hesston, the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains will continue its 2019 Winter Lecture Series with "Conserving the Gems of Kansas" presented by Rob Manes, director of The Nature Conservancy in Kansas.


Woman loses baby after rollover crash

RENO — A pregnant woman from Great Bend who lost her baby as the result of a car crash Saturday night in Reno County remained in serious condition Wednesday at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.